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Myanmar’s Long Road to Democracy

November 3, 2015 - 15:00-17:00

Will a new government in Myanmar continue the democratic reform policy and what role should Danish assistance play?

You are invited to this debate by International Media Support (IMS) and Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy (DIPD).

Venue: Kvarterhuset, Jemtelandsgade 3, Copenhagen S, Denmark.


Myanmar is at a crossroads when the Burmese hold elections on 8 November. Future implementation of reform policy will depend on the election process and the result.


The debate will be opened by Mette Gjerskov, DIPD Chairman of the Board, member of the parliament, and the Foreign Affairs Committee.

  • Kyaw Min Swe, Chai Myanmar Press Council, editor at The Voice Daily

  • Lars Barfoed, Former member of Parliament and leader of the Conservative People’s Party

  • Ulrich Sørensen, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Office for Asia, Latin America and Oceania, former Chargé d’Affaires, Danish representation, Myanmar

  • Hanne Lund Madsen, Senior Advisdor, DIPD Myanmar Programme

  • Lars Bestle, Chief of International Media Support’s work with media in Asia

Moderator: Flemming Ytzen, “Politiken”

Sign up before 1 November: hwa@mediasupport.org

www.mediasupport.org / www.dipd.dk

Myanmar’s Long Road to Democracy


November 3, 2015